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Tigera provides active, zero-trust based security for cloud-native applications running on containers and Kubernetes. Its Cloud-Native Application Protection Platform (CNAPP) prevents, detects, troubleshoots, and automatically mitigates exposure risks of security issues in build, deploy, and runtime stages.

Tigera is the creator and maintainer of Calico Open Source, the most widely adopted container networking and security solution. The company's software powers more than 100M containers across 2M+ nodes in 166 countries, and is supported across all major cloud providers and Kubernetes distributions.

As our team grows, we are looking for colleagues who not only share our passion for this work and growing our company, but who will also strengthen our company values and help ensure that Tigera remains a great place to work. At our core, our focus is on our customers, who are the heroes of our story; on aiming high and staying nimble in how we get there; on continuous learning to drive our success; and on respecting, collaborating, and supporting each other on a daily basis.

If you are looking to help make a substantial impact, and our values and products align with your vision of your career growth, we want to hear from you!

ABOUT YOUR ROLE

Tigera is looking for highly skilled and motivated Content Developer who is keen to apply agile and devops principles to managing our technical content. The ideal candidate will play a key role in implementing a strategy for our Calico Cloud documentation, including; creating a continuous technical documentation flow and moving all documents into a cloud-based environment.

This is a great chance for the right individual to get into a high-growth project that is core to the container revolution currently taking place in the cloud industry. We are still at an early stage, making this a very exciting opportunity for the right individual.

Responsibilities:

  • You will design and edit our top-tier software documentation that spans the entire range of Tigera's products.
  • Align common agile tools with a documentation publishing platform.
  • Help developers create quality documents by providing templates, training materials and reviews
  • Design and implement CI/CD pipelines for documentation.
  • Generate OpenAPI/Swagger docs from code.
  • Research and implement tools and processes for developing docs like code.
  • Design and implement automated testing strategies for documentation.
  • Write first-class user documentation for open source and proprietary products.
  • Create/edit infographics.
  • Work side by side with software and quality engineers in an agile environment.

Requirements:

  • You have 3+ years of relevant work experience as a technical writer in the software or infrastructure industry, writing developer guides and API reference documentation.
  • Experience with Version Control Systems such as Git, Pull Request Reviews and Continuous Integrations tools.
  • Exposure to Markdown, reStructuredTest, Swagger and OpenAPI
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills and hold a degree in a Technical Discipline.

With offices in San Francisco, San Jose, Vancouver (Canada), Cork (Ireland), and London (England), we have a thriving team of diverse individuals from all over the world. We believe in a collaborative, flexible work environment based on respect for, and commitment from, every employee. We also offer a competitive compensation package along with full health, vision, and dental benefits. These benefits, coupled with an amazing team of individuals who believe in our mission and value openness, collaboration, and teamwork, make Tigera an awesome place to work.

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